Tag: Weight Loss

Do vegetarians live longer? Probably, but not because they’re vegetarian

Do vegetarians live longer? Probably, but not because they’re vegetarian

When we crunched the data we found vegetarians did not have a lower risk of early death compared with their meat-eating counterparts. Vegetarians might live longer, but only because they’re more likely to be healthy in other ways, too.

April 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Medical devices for obesity: What to know – FDA

Medical devices for obesity: What to know – FDA

From the US Food and Drug Administration Before a medical device is recommended, doctors will probably want their patients to have tried lifestyle changes that include healthy eating and increased physical activity. Even if a person is prescribed an obesity treatment device, he or she still must make lifestyle changes. How is obesity measured? Which […]

August 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Fat or fiction? The truth about 9 diet myths

Fat or fiction? The truth about 9 diet myths

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Does fat content matter more than calories? A nutrition researcher weighs in. Losing weight is hard — so it’s tempting to grab onto any promise of a diet or trick that will help you lose pounds quickly. Almost daily, we’re bombarded with news stories telling […]

July 14, 2016 | By | Reply More